Welcome to Austin Zoo!


Our mission is to assist

animals in need through rescue,

rehabilitation and education. 


Located on the southwest edge of Austin, Texas, Austin Zoo draws visitors from around the world to learn about our rescued animals and spend quality time outdoors in the Texas Hill Country.

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Thinking of beginning your holiday shopping?

Give a gift that friends or loved ones will enjoy again and again throughout the year.

Purchase an Austin Zoo membership before December 24th and receive a 20%, one time coupon you can use in our Gift Shop(beverages excluded).

Holiday shopping made easy! Click here to learn all about our memberships. https://austinzoo.org/members/



Holiday shopping can be stressful! 

Let Austin Zoo take the stress out of purchasing gifts. We have gifts for animal lovers of all ages.

Spend $50 or more in our Gift Shop and receive an immediate 10% discount on your purchase.

Zoo members can combine their regular 10% discount with this 10% discount! What could be better?


Winter Hours



Beginning November 1st, through January 31st.,
Austin Zoo is transitioning to our winter hours.


Visit us from 9:30am-5:00pm, seven days a week.
We are closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas. 



Daily Training & Enrichment Activities


All keeper talks are weather permitting and last approximately 15 minutes. *Tortoise, Primate and Alligator Keeper Talks are held only when the temperature is at least 60 degrees Fahrenheit at noon.

10:30am: Monday • Wednesday • Friday

10:30am: Sunday • Tuesday • Thursday • Saturday

11:30am: Daily

Galapagos Tortoise*
12:30pm: Daily

2:30: Tuesday • Saturday

*Primate, Tortoise, & Alligator talks only if over 60 degrees

Austin Zoo is proud to be a Zoological Association of America Accredited Facility.